Visual Designer

Itamar Medeiros
2006
Visual Designer
May 8, 2010 - 2:14am
Shanghai
China
Employer: 
Autodesk, Inc.
From a recruiter: 
Direct employer
Term: 
Full time
How to apply: 
Send your portfolio and resume to Itamar Medeiros (itamar.medeiros [ at ] autodesk.com)
Description: 

We are looking for talented visual designers to join a team of highly experienced and creative people at Autodesk. This is a unique opportunity for you to help visualize unique and innovative product concepts with a dynamic, fast-paced and global design team that develops a compelling visual style for our products, including icons, typography, illustrations, graphic devices, dialogs, and other interface elements.

Responsibilities
• Contribute to evolving visual design standards that reinforce good visual design practices and work within a corporate identity strategy.
• Iconography—develop the symbolic alphabet, syntax, and palette for iconography in the interface.
• Participate in user evaluations of product interfaces to identify issues and improve the clarity of their visual elements.
• Track, schedule, plan, and deliver designs in response to requests for visual elements.
• Create high level and detailed storyboards, mockups, and prototypes to efectively communicate interactions and design ideas.

Desired Knowledge/Skills/Experience:
• Bachelors or professional degree in graphic design or related discipline.
• Verbal and written fluency in the English language and strong verbal and visual communication skills.
• Strong illustration and storyboarding skills.
• Expertise with Adobe PhotoShop and Illustrator.
• A digital portfolio demonstrating superior visual design skills and deliverables for icon and application design.
• Able to work in a user-centered development environment, where all designs are iterated and improved based on usability testing by the team.
• Manage multiple priorities, plan and track work to deliver product on time.
• Interact with and influence others effectively via teamwork and diplomacy.
• 4+ years of practical experience designing icons, graphic layouts in a software application, and other visual communication assets.

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